DEGRAZIA, Emilio. American, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Winona State University, Winona, MN, assistant professor, 1969-79, associate professor, 1979-86, professor of English, 1986-; writer. Publications: Enemy Country (short stories), 1984; (with others) Today's Gift (prose meditations), 1985; Billy Brazil (novel), 1991; Seventeen Grams of Soul (short stories), 1994; A Canticle for Bread and Stones (novel), 1997; Winona: A Romantic Tragedy (play).